Reports Report 5311i (Event 5311-2016)

Name Diane L
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I have seen many shooting stars. This was larger and brighter than any planet...large enough to be an airplane exploding in the sky. It burned out before reaching the horizon.
Address Ada, MI
Latitude 42° 54' 35.7'' N (42.909916°)
Longitude 85° 27' 15.12'' W (-85.454201°)
Elevation 249.639m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-26 20:50 EST
UT Date & Time 2016-12-27 01:50 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 143°
Facing azimuth 179.02°
First azimuth 166.51°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 181.03°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
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